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Francois Duvalier
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Quoted in Elizabeth Abbott, Haiti: An insider's history of the rise and fall of the Duvaliers (1988), p. 103
Francois Duvalier
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Quoted in Elizabeth Abbott, Haiti: An insider's history of the rise and fall of the Duvaliers (1988), p. 112
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Born: April 14, 1907

Died: April 21, 1971 (aged 64)

Nationality: Haitian

Occupation: Statesman, physician

Bio: François Duvalier was the President of Haiti from 1957 until his death in 1971. Duvalier first won acclaim in fighting diseases, earning him the nickname Papa Doc. He opposed a military coup d'état in 1950, and was elected president in 1957 on a populist and black nationalist platform.

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